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Liposuction is an invasive procedure used to improve body contour by removing areas of fat that've been resistant to diet and exercise. It's important to note that lipo is not intended to significantly reduce weight, cellulite, or sagging skin. Here's how it works: Thin tubes called cannulas are inserted into the body, dislodging fat deposits that are then suctioned out. Lipo can be done on various body parts including the abdomen and waist, hips and thighs, and the cheeks, chin, and neck.
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I had a fat graft transfer to my buttock area with my own fat after liposuction was done in my inner thigh and abdomen area. I am please with my results from the liposuction but not the fat grafting it actually made my buttock smaller. I am very unhappy and feel like I didn't get what I paid for... READ MORE

38 y/o female, mother of two (4&2) and prior athlete with a lot of muscle mass. I had hip/flank lipo and fat transfer to butt and a year later calf and ankle lipo! Best thing I ever did!! Dr. Stoker is awesome. I was skeptical to even consider liposuction of my calves and ankles because this... READ MORE

Let's see I'm 29 years old and I have a one year old son who had to have a c-section with. I'm currently scheduled with Dr.Hassan to have Lipo to my stomach,abs,flanks. I have always been scared of have a gut after pregnancy.i was blessed not have any stretch marks on my tummy ??But now I'm left... READ MORE

I have hereditary heavy upper arms. I've always been a bigger girl but very curvy. At my current weight of 217 (size 14 from a size 18/20), I have a 35 inch waist with subtle top abs. My goal weight is 175. My problem area has always been my upper arms. Larger arms give me an appearance of being... READ MORE

I'm all booked in! I fly out to Prague on the 30th June, surgery is on the 1st July. The Clinic Surgery in the UK is extremely expensive so I looked at options abroad. Being in Europe definitely has its advantages as it's only 1-2 hours away from countries with cheaper options. I decided on... READ MORE

I decided to have lipo on my stomach area and breast augmentation by Dr.Ravi for my 30th birthday. I gained about 30 lbs in my first year of marriage and decided it's time to get back to the "old but upgraded me". First let me say from the initial email I was treated with the upmost respect! I... READ MORE

I was really upset about my tummy tuck before i got liposuction surgery ,especially when i worn the bikini. OMG... Even I got shocked by myself. Because of this tummy tuck ,i barely went outside with my friends,especially went to the sea. Almost all of my friends are Asian girls. (yeah !!U... READ MORE

I've done every diet from hcg to diet pills I've even done it the healthy way. However I was never comfortable with my body. I hate as I call it my non-mommy pouch. I want it gone I also want my butt to be more shapely. So I finally decided to have Lipo but what I need to know if a bbl is the... READ MORE

Tomorrow is the day i have been waiting so much! im so excited!!! . im 5'6 and 150lbs. my big problem are my hips, and i will also have a breast augmentation. Im having 350 in the right and 325/300 left. Im not nervious yet. I dont know why but im almost sure that it wont hurt. Im being really... READ MORE

I have always had a poochy belly that got worse after childbirth and as I got older. I am a runner (5 - 13k) and am pretty physically fit, but my gut just wouldn't go away. My clothes never fit right and I became depressed and more or less gave up. I was looking through RealSelf and was... READ MORE

I am looking to get my butt, anterior and interior thighs, behind my knees done with Vaser Lipo next week. Super nervous of course. Like a lot of women, I workout a lot, eat well and squat til my lungs give out. I have stronger legs then my boyfriend and haven't been able to find a gym partner... READ MORE

So... back to Dr. Pettigrew with Savannah Plastic Surgery. While I was doing my two-month follow up with him I discussed how I was unhappy with my weight gain and was considering lipo. He REALLY!!!! Wanted me to lose weight first and he educated me why. But I wanted it anyway. I was going... READ MORE

Summary: After much research and thought, I decided to have dr. Emer perform hi-def liposuction and fat transfer. I am EXTREMELY happy with the results. Why I wanted the procedure: I work out religiously and eat healthy. I had relatively low body fat (12% - 14%) but I could never see the... READ MORE

I NEED YOUR HELP!!!! I live in Brooklyn and i have been trying to find a liposuction surgeon here in NYC to contour this body of mine and give me an hourglass shape for a reasonable cost. I've been doing a whole lot of searching and i can't seem to come across any.....Im seeing a lot of great... READ MORE

I had been thinking about doing some type of liposuction for awhile and finally got the courage to go have some referrals. I looked at aqualipo and laser lipo. I had a couple of reasons of reasons that I didn't go with the laser option. First was, I didn't like that the fat wasn't sucked out.... READ MORE

I'm very nervous. I have wanted to reclaim my body from the effects of pregnancy and chronic health issues that have caused my weight to yo-yo. I had a breast lift with augmentation in 2014 and was pleased with my results so I decided to continue my journey of physical improvement and I am... READ MORE

I'm so tired of this back fat and my arms feel as though I'm holding a clutch purse under them all the time. I'm planning on heading to DR and become an Almonte Doll within the next two months. Anyone heading to DR around that time? Or anyone had lipo of back flanks waist armpit area that cares... READ MORE

In July, 2015, I had submental liposuction (under my chin) and the procedure was performed by Dr. Julio Garcia, MD. Dr. Garcia has also performed past surgeries on my mother and she is just as elated with her results as I am with mine. Dr. Garcia's prices are very reasonable and I would not... READ MORE

I'm really just hoping to eliminate my problem areas so I can finally compete next year in my first bodybuilding competition. I eat very healthy and lift 5-6x a week but seem to have impossibly stubborn fat since its been there since I was a child. Always a chunky kid I lost 50lbs on my own but... READ MORE

I had liposuction on my low back and love handles. I am a 38 yr old man and I workout regularly but I was having issues with toning and reducing my love handles and the fat on my lower back. Dr. Burton understood my concerns and completed the procedure accordingly. Additionally, during my... READ MORE

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How much does Liposuction cost?

The typical cost for Liposuction ranges from $1,200-$8,533 with an average cost of $5,975. Costs will vary by surgeon, geographic region and the complexity of the procedure. Cost estimates are based on 3,272 patient reviews submitted on RealSelf. Learn more